- Thu, 04/17/2014 - 00:00
As it seeks to reduce its dependence on coal, Beijing’s return to the Silk Road raises some unfamiliar security concerns.
- Mon, 04/07/2014 - 20:16
On January 15, 2014, Chinese authorities arrested Ilham Tohti, a Uighur economics professor at the prestigious Minzu University in Beijing. Authorities formally charged him with separatism on February 25, and have so far denied him access to his attorney.
- Wed, 04/02/2014 - 22:18
China experimented with various political systems, including multi-party democracy, but they did not work, President Xi Jinping said during a visit to Europe, warning that copying foreign political or development models could be catastrophic.
- Wed, 04/02/2014 - 20:45
The argument that the Ukraine crisis presents a huge opportunity for Beijing is critically flawed.
- Mon, 03/31/2014 - 20:17
Beijing blamed Uyghurs for the deadly stabbing frenzy at a train station in southwestern China in March. Experts warn its response could make things worse.
- Mon, 03/31/2014 - 20:12
In southwestern China, the site of a recent terrorist attack recalls forgotten ethnic violence from generations ago
- Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:46
On March 1, a group of Uighurs from Xinjiang attacked the Kunming train station in southwest China using foot-long knives, killing 29 and injuring 143. The terror attack, popularly referred to as “China’s 9/11,” is a spillover from Xinjiang’s internal conflict.
- Thu, 03/27/2014 - 18:55
The Chinese man spying on the daughter of a prominent political prisoner at the United Nations in Geneva last week probably didn’t expect to be expelled from the international body.
- Wed, 03/26/2014 - 19:20
Waking up every morning to a pile of emails sent from the Asia, Europe, and Africa makes me think about time zones.